The former managing director of Cummins India, Sandeep Sinha, has joined the Chennai-based tractor manufacturer, Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited (TAFE) as chief executive officer. In his new role, Sinha will report to TAFE chairman, Mallika Srinivasan.
Sinha, who had served Cummins in several roles for more than 15 years, is known for successfully leading the operations for the engine and Genset maker in the Asian subcontinent. An alumnus of the Kelley School of Business, Sinha brings in decades of experience in the supply chain, quality control, customer engagement, and corporate strategy.
Sinha, prior to his departure from Cummins India, had told Mint in April 2019 that the engine manufacturer is ready for BS-VI emission norms while gearing up for capacity expansion.
“I am confident that as we pursue our vision of ‘cultivating the world’ and transforming the lives of farmers globally, Sandeep Sinha’s rich and relevant experience, in addition to the alignment of values, will bring strong and insightful leadership to our team’s journey," added Srinivasan.
Meanwhile, TAFE has also reported of an internal restructuring of senior management officials wherein S Chandramohan has been elevated as the group president for finance and investment strategy. Furthermore, TR Kesavan has been elevated as the group president for corporate relations and alliances. Both will report to the Srinivasan in their respective new roles.
TAFE is the second largest tractor manufacturer in India and markets its tractors under the Massey Ferguson and Eicher brands.